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blob that his job of the hunt teachers' union comment janitor union, bureaucrats they're resist change that is why -- while i was excited charters schools. schools could experiment the parents would see how much better it could be and kids would benefit from the innovation. it is not happening. sometimes. but the center for education reform says the charter movement has gone wrong. what happened is an example. >> my group have put together an application to start a charter school and we have been repeatedly stonewalled 57 because of your own daughter's experience you've got together with people and said we will start a charter. >> the first application was 100 pages could. denied. >> they said there was not a need we had typographical errors in the application. john: wouldn't mcdonald's like to say that to burger king? >> yes. john: you try again. >> we fixed them and we got more people involved and we needed to show more apparent support. the first application had 70 letters the second was 125 letters. still denied. john: six times. this is typical. >> it is more and more typical. all
unions, 24% say same-sex couples should not be allowed to enter in any union. president obama has come out in favor of same-sex marriage though he wants to leave it to the state issue. some people as bill suggested are comparing this to the 70s when opinion was evolving on abortion. the states seemed to work it out and the court came down with a big ruling and 40 years later we're having a holy war on the issue. how do you see the court reacting? do you see some creating a constitutional right or are they narrow and modest? >> it would be a surprise if they did a broad ruling. justice -- that map tells the story when you look at that many states who have banned it versus how many approved it. it gives you a sense of where the country is. it's moving in the direction and i do expect at some point it will be -- the court will rule on it and rule it is a constitutial right, which is my personal view. but i think right now i would expect them to do something more narrow, maybe like the appeals court did in california. the lower court found it was a constitutional right and appeals court sa
, 40% approve same sex marriage and 30% support legal unions and 24% say same sex couples should not be allowed to enter into any such union and now we have president, kirsten, who came out in favor of same sex marriage and wants to leave it as a state issue, not a national law and some people, as the judges are comparing it to the '70s when opinion was evolve on abortion, and, the states seemed to be working it out and the court came down with a big ruling and, 40 years later we are still having the holy war on the issue. how do you see the court reacting do you see them, some people would say, creating a constitutional right? or do you think they are going to be narrow and modest in their decision. >> it would be a surprise if they did such a broad ruling and, just ginsburg talked about this a lot. roe vs. wade, how they should have left it to the states and let it play out and i suspect, the map you put up, tells the whole story, you look at that many states who banned it versus how many approved it, it gives you a good sense where the country is on the issue. yes, it is movin
of the president took in order to establish america was better than the soviet union. >> a big gamble indeed. it was less than two years before aboll low demonstrated how complex how the smallest over site could be fatal. no one knew that better than the point man in the apollo one investigation. nasa asked him to stay on the latest mission. >> i was called back, will you volunteer to take apollo 8 to the moon? yes, we would be happy to. we found out we would be going to the moon august of 1968. >> sort of last minute several months before we were scheduled to launch. we were being asked to do so ours is not the reason why but to do or die. >> do or die not support the astronauts. that was 1968 ended with a space disaster. it could end america's lunar quest for good. >> it occurred to me that if it wasn't successful it would be america's failure. >> on december 21st, apollo 8 laufrped from kennedy space center. just over 2 and a half weeks later they were the first humans to leave earth's orbit using a state of the art computer which had one 13th the memory of a modern calculator. they fired
, unions, they don't want to go back to entitlement reform, big structural changes, raising the retirement age, changing the cost of living. >> of course, they don't. that gets back to the philosophical differences. but i think at then of the day, this is a leadership moment and i think the president will pleasantly surprise some sceptics and step up and on means testing the benefits and the cola increases being more modest, and maybe to get a deal. >> you think he's willing to take on his base? >> i do. in those discussions with boehner, as the speaker just indicated, that was on the table. that's not -- i think to get it resolved and a significant increase in the debt ceiling the president is going to have to give something there and i think he will and that will pleasantly surprise some people. >> that's a happy, optimistic note. we will take a break, panel. when we come back, the palestinian won a victory at the u.n.. egypt fights over a new constitution, and susan rice tries to win over credit nicks the senate. -- critics in the senate. care ss and plans including aarp medicarecomplet
the president an especially, liberal democrats, unions, they don't want to go back to entitlement reform. big structural changes, raising retirement age, changing the cost of living. >> of course they don't, chris, and it gets back to the philosophical differences. but, i think at the end of the day, this is a leadership moment and i think the president will pleasantly surprise skeptic and step up and certainly on means testing of medicare benefits, the cola increases, being more modest and maybe the age, though that is less likely to get a deal... >> chris: willing to take on -- >> i do, those discussions with boehner as the speaker indicated, that was on the table and that is not sacrosanct and the president has to give some there, particularly with the debt ceiling, the president will surprise people. >> chris: a pleasantly optimistic note. when we come back, the palestinians with a symbolic victory at the u.n., egypt fights over a new constitution and susan rice tries to win over critics in the senate. ♪ tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about low-cost investing. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at s
the state of union and the inaugural address to blame republicans that doesn't sound like somebody who is working with republicans to find a solution. it is time for the protesters lead.esident to >> chris: he basically said this is all i think we can get done in the next nine days. extend the bush tax cuts for everybody below $250,000. and extend unemployment benefits. as the number three republican in the senate can you gar ran that republicans won't filibuster that plan? >> i can't even guarantee that the democrats will vote for it. you have many democrats on the record who don't like this either in the senate. the 250 number is too low according to a number of the democrats. it doesn't deal with some of the issues out there. unemployment' not sure that they even get a majority in the senate even though the democrats do have a majority of the members of the senate right now. >> chris: and what about republicans? would you you filibuster it? >> that s a different issue. i don't think this is going to solve the problem. it actually doesn't solve the problem. we have a spending problem
recently was in the "wall street journal," yesterday, talked about, you know, using the state of the union and using it -- inaugural address to blame republicans, that doesn't sound like somebody who is working with republicans, to find a solution. it is time for the president to lead. >> chris: you heard the president's plan and he basically said, this is all i think we can get done in these next nine days, extend the bush tax cuts, for everybody below 250,000, and, extend unemployment benefits. and, as the number three republican in the senate, can you guarantee the republicans will not filibuster the plan? >> i can't even guarantee that the democrats will vote for it. you have many democrats on the record who don't like this, either. in the senate. the 250 number is too low. according to a number of the democrats. it doesn't deal with so many of the issues out there. so, i'm not sure that they even get a majority in the senate, even though the democrats do have a majority of the members of the senate. >> chris: and what about republicans? would you fill befoibuster it. >> i don't think
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